Lagarto Negro (Black Lizard)

Real Name: Unknown (never disclosed in the comic)

Identity/Class: Normal human, technology user.

Occupation: former Special Forces Instructor

Affiliations: Unknown

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

First Appearance: Impacto (1998)

Powers/Abilities: Lagarto Negro has no superpowers, but is a highly trained fighter, who uses a variety of non-lethal weapons, including nun-chuks. His costume is designed as urban camouflage, with titanium braclets to block attacks, infra-red goggles and radio built into the mask, and a utility belt. Inside this are items such as an emergency medical kit (sutures and needles), handcuffs, smoke bombs, tear gas, lockpicks, a torch, compass and knife.

History: Though his true identity remains a mystery, it is known that the man who became Lagarto Negro was once an instructor to the Brazilian Government's Special Forces units, specialising in urban guerilla tactics and anti-terrorism. Discovering corruption in the police, he tried to expose it, only to learn it went up to the highest levels, so he faked his own death. Wanting to continue his fight against injustice, he took the name of a predatory nocturnal animal, and began to stalk the night as Lagarto Negro.

Comments: Created by Gabriel Rocha. Official site for Lagarto Negro.

Thanks to Andre Carvalho for informing me of this character.


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